Kruger, Waltz & Rust Joining Inglorious Bastards


Inglorious Bastards writer/director Quentin Tarantino has cast actors Diane Kruger, Christoph Waltz and Paul Rust in the Weinstein Co./Universal drama.

They join Brad Pitt, Eli Roth, Mike Myers, Michael Fassbender, B.J. Novak and Samm Levine.

Kruger (“National Treasure” films) plays German actress Bridget Von Hammersmark, who figures prominently in a plot to sabotage the Nazis. It is a role for which Nastassja Kinski was first mentioned.

Waltz, who is best known in Germany for his television work, has landed the role of Col. Hans Landa, who is the primary antagonist.

The film begins production Oct. 13 in Germany.